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PBS
Oct 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT
sanctions, more sanctions. we will get congress to pass a law that will make it illegal for us to have any carrots. that means that diplomacy will not work. it is dangerous across the board. the reason why it is more dangerous to say a red line will be crossed so early is, number one, it brings it much closer, ratcheting up the political pressure. it does not change anything on the ground. but once a candidate boxes himself in, and we're talking man here, so i will not say himself/herself, one candid it boxes himself in and say i will set as a red line iran obtain nuclear capability. if gov. ronnie's good friend, benjamin netanyahu, says that he believes that iran has obtained nuclear capability, candidate romney would say one thing and president romney would feel differently on making good on that. >> you mentioned the state of israel, the nation of israel. let's talk about that for just a second. mr. netanyahu has been unsuccessful over the past few weeks, no matter how much he has tried, even inside of israel, making the case that he has tried to make about the red line and backing the
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 12:00am PDT
. >> do you believe fundamental any a man or a woman's right to protest? >> yes. it depends on the laws of any nation. all nation's laws are not equal. they differ. in most countries, one way or another, this is allowed under the laws but fundamentally, i do agree, certainly people must be allowed to express their own opinions freely, freedom is part of the essential rights of all nations. >> if that is -- >> no one has the right to take that away. >> if that is the case, why has the daughter of the former president of iran, why has she been imprisoned for protesting against your regime? >> in iran, there is only one regime, so perhaps they are protest against that and in iran, the judicial branch is not under the power of the government, they have their own laws and's what they follow. and we have no interference in that. the government has paved wait four the highest form of freedom of most people. you see people criticize, people sometimes trespass the border lines of proper as a president, i'm not middle of the people of iran, without drawing any borders, without drawing any reed re
WHUT
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
question, one of the rules of law i think has got to be a first priority for us all, and then within that as we seek for women's rights, they're human rights, we have got to stop exaggerating, as the u.n. system has done for so much, abortion as the leading thing that is being fought for for women. we need -- if we want to help their reproductive health, we need to be not only calling for marriage at a later age but making sure that their sexual end engagement happens in a place that is security and -- >> that's such a red herring. these people can't afford -- you know, look, this -- you mentioned the economic imperative. it's there. but it's worse than that because it's now become cultural as well, so that even if you are well off, you are supposed to choose the bride for -- or to choose the groom for -- because that assures that for the rest of her life she will be taken care of. i think this is very, very difficult, but i am sure who the messengers must be. >> behind the headlines, wage theft. it's a little known problem affecting vulnerable women across the country which is costi
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 8:00am PDT
in the town hall audience. randi? >> paul, thank you very much. >>> there are new voters i.d. laws in place now in several states. we'll look at their potential impact on the election process. >>> if you are leaving the house right now. you continue watching cnn from your mobile phone. take us with you. just go to cnn.com/tv. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> there are just 24 days left until election day, but still there's some confusion over the actual process. new voter i.d. laws in several states have changed the rules, while other states have seen their laws knocked down or delayed by the courts. so we are focusing on those voter i.d. laws this morning. right now we are focusing on florida. joining me now is florida conservative talk show host bernie thompson. i wanted to ask you -- good morning to you, first of all. >> good morning. >> i want
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
in battleground states about who gets to vote and how. all morning with we are putting the voter i.d. laws in focus. gang member or home grown terrorist. that is the question in one case. legal editor paul callan breaks it down. >> that is a bunk of malarky. >> debate politics and the eu has a nobel peace prize. we will look at the week that was. turn an entrepreneur's drea. ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. thor's couture gets the most rewards of any small business credit card. your boa! [ garth ] thor's small business earns double miles on every purchase, every day! ahh, the new fabrics, put it on my spark card. [ garth ] why settle for less? the spiked heels are working. wait! [ garth ] great businesses deserve the most rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with double miles or 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? [ cheers and applause ] see life in the best light. [music] transitions® lenses automat
PBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> it is a decision women will be delighted about across botswana. according to the law, women and girls are not allowed to inherit property. this left them at the mercy of male relatives. many lost the rights to any prop.. did judge of the high court hearing says law had no place in modern society. >> we very much welcomed the ruling. i think it is a huge step forward, not only in botswana, but throughout the southern half of the region. it is not just botswana that has these discriminatory laws. it is other countries like malawi. this sends a signal hopefully to the region that these kinds of discriminatory laws should no understand. >> discrimination against women exists in many african societies. in uganda, legally married wives are entitled to 15% of the state, with only 1% going to the customary air. the rest goes to the children. in nigeria, the constitution guarantees equality for women. however, women tend to lose property inheritance rights. the ruling in today's case highlights the broader issue of women's rights in africa and there will be many across the continent who will b
KICU
Oct 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
house is right behind us. you can see the light on the porch, the white truck with law enforcement walking around outside. within the hours of the bomb squad that blew up some of his stockpile. rattling windows, setting off car alarms in a neighborhood where people are already jittery. >> we had no idea what was going on. >> reporter: they her honored that their streets were barricaded. >> we were able to get home. >> reporter: they spent hours clearing a house of explosives. >> they are home meat devices, dangerous enough that we are taking the precautions that we are taking. >> reporter: police were tipped. the man who lives here has been making and debtty nateing explosives as they came with a search warrant, knocking on their neighbors doors to evacuate them. >> i went to go and gather some things. before i knew it, they were knocking on the doors again. >> and then the suspect emerged. >> they came out curious to what was going on as he was recognized, taken into custody. >> reporter: he told police what he had in the house, but they took hours. >> kids are walking to school i
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: his house is right behind us. you can see the light on the porch, the white truck with law enforcement walking around outside. within the hours of the bomb squad that blew up some of his stockpile. rattling windows, setting off car alarms in a neighborhood where people are already jittery. >> we had no idea what was going on. >> reporter: they her honored that their streets were barricaded. >> we were able to get home. >> reporter: they spent hours clearing a house of explosives. >> they are home meat devices, dangerous enough that we are taking the precautions that we are taking. >> reporter: police were tipped. the man who lives here has been making and debtty nateing explosives as they came with a search warrant, knocking on their neighbors doors to evacuate them. >> i went to go and gather some things. before i knew it, they were knocking on the doors again. >> and then the suspect emerged. >> they came out curious to what was going on as he was recognized, taken into custody. >> reporter: he told police what he had in the house, but they took hours. >> kids are walking
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
change the law of the land on affirmative action. wyatt andrews was in the court today. >> reporter: abigail fisher was denied admission to the university of texas, she says, because of admission policies that favored less-qualified minorities. her simple argument is to stop using skin color in college admission. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> reporter: the u.t. entering class is among the most diverse anywhere, roughly 50% white and 50% minority. by law, the school has to admit the top 10% of every high school class, regardless of race. but u.t. also uses what's called "holistic review," where race is separately considered with other factors, including leadership and family income. the university says that's legal under a 2003 ruling from justice sandra day o'connor. it allowed colleges to use race to find a critical mass of underrepresented minority students. but the court's conservative justices repeatedly asked when does the use of race end? liberal justice sonia sotomayor, defen
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 1:00am EDT
because labor rolls -- rules. it is the epa and the laws. >> regulation. >> it is not just uncertainty. it is fear of the worst-case scenario coming down the pike. the worst-case scenario is that you do not do with this and their unbalanced tax system. you let the regulatory regime continue to squelch entrepreneurs. you don't take seriously our long-term energy needs and demands and create an affordable and reliable supply of north american energy. >> you fly right off the fiscal cliff. >> it was a shocking experience for a lot of people to go back a few months. the first time we hit the debt ceiling, all the seven whether you were a lender or somebody here who is proud of the way this country had managed to fair, all the sudden policy makers are running right at to the edge. you cannot pay your bills. there is nobody in business that would be allowed to walk away like that. what we're saying is that people in charge of both parties said it takes leadership and the execs -- in the executive branch. it takes leadership. the decisions have to be made. i see governors in both parties have
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 2:00pm PDT
problem. >> no, if you look at the gun laws we have. i don't think president obama proposed gun laws. we have good strong gun laws. two have to enforce the laws. we have a lot of laws that aren't properly enforced. we need to enforce the law. best thing to prevent the violent crime in inner cities is bring opportunity in the inner city. >> andrea: we cut that. but it goes on where the reporter gets more and more hostile. eventually the press secretary pulls it. are we going to see the media step few the obama campaign is flailing more? >> dana: often the initials you get good interview from local media. if they think they will win a pulitzer prize from that, they're in trouble. paul ryan is smarter than everybody nellis the room. if it comes across that he knows he's smarter than everybody else, it looks smug or arrogant. there is somebody else in politics with that problem. >> andrea: does his rhyme with morack morama? >> dana: he will be differential to biden and kim him on substance. >> bob: i can't let you get away with saying this in panic mode. the bleeding is over. settled down no
KRON
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
jackets. >> to berkeley law students are in jail because they are accused of killing a bird. they were last seen throwing around a bird. take a look at the screen this is what the bird looked like. witnesses stated that they carried the bird and its severed head out of the room. they will be charged with killing wildlife. >> the st. louis cardinals came back from behind and beat the nationals. that means that the giants will >> though today's are back at the coliseum and they were there cleaning out their lockers. the tigers who were led by just sjustin verlander . they received huge support from the fans after their final game. >> we fell short in the end and is vital we did it was nice for us to play in the playoffs. the oakland a's became the first team in baseball to win after trailing by five games. the manager --teaching president obama admit run they are preparing for next week's debate. let's take a look outside. >> republican candidate mitt romney is preparing for his second debate on to state and new york city. the president is spending the next few days in virginia which is
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 10:00pm EDT
three years in probation. tiffany was accused of paying a law firm employee $800 in state money. sounds like he is a theft and using state funds for her wedding. he will have to pay back $800 to the state. >>> a woman claims a sheriff deputy raped her at a local courthouse. more on her lawsuit and why she decided to go public with her story. also ahead tonight, quick thinking maryland teenagers jump into action after their bus driver passes out behind the wheel. tell us about their close call still ahead. >> i did everything they asked me to do, so i didn't think it was going be an issue. >> a terminally ill woman said she was humiliated. the embarrassing patdown that is getting national attention at 11:00. pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. according to an inde
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
are your thoughts? >> caller: i just think it's unfortunate that today we need this kind of law we. look at the ayaan to leave the unemployment rate on its higher among black and it is white, so there's still discrimination going on in this country, and we still need this law. it's really unfortunate. >> host: will be in jacksonville florida, independent. your thoughts are next, willie. >> caller: yes, good morning. it must not be enough highly educated black institutions say i have to go to harvard to get a certain education. we don't have -- we reached the same criteria. we are still lacking and i get an education at the school. i just don't understand. they have no qualified school that is on the same level with these schools and professors on the same level. uc-irvine saying? >> host: here is the 28 president of the university of texas at austin writing in today's wall street journal traer. he writes history repeats itself when they are in an ironic way the university of texas goes before the supreme court to defend the missions. it lasted 62 years ago when he men's white and african
PBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to equal protection under the law. >> we've recognized that there are some interests in diversity that are beneficial in the educational sphere. but we have said and we continue toay that is not an overriding consideration that has to be administered very narrowly because it's an odious and dangerous classification. >> ifill: but university president bill powers argued that concern is trumped by the need for a diverse student body. >> we believe the educational benefits of diversity are so important that they're worth fighting for all way to the united states supreme court. our lawyers this morning effectively made the case to the justices that diversity-- ethnic and otherwise-- benefits all of the students on our campus. >> ifill: the high court last visited the issue in 2003, deciding five to four to let the university of michigan law school could use race as one factor in its admissions process. before then, the university of texas guaranteed acceptance for the top 10% of students at every high school in the state. but after the michigan decision, texas and other schools added
FOX
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
of scapegoating officers. >>> oakland mayor said the majority of officers obey the law and protect the city but called the chief's recommendations fair and balanced. >> because the complaints are wide ranging from covering up your badge, not having your camera on, actually hurting somebody. it's a wide range. >> she said the city plans to have a ruling on all complaints by october 25th which is the deadline required by state law. >> we have new information about a police standoff in holster. around 3:40 the stand off outside the home ended peacefully. it started yesterday afternoon when a man barricaded himself inside a house. just before midnight the swat team moved in to the area, active negotiations started about an hour later. police say no shots were fired and the suspect is a person of interest in the case of a missing mother. 25-year-old heather carroll was last seen wednesday morning after dropping her child off at school. early thursday her car was found on fire. her parents say the man involved was a friend of their daughter and was in her wedding. police say she wasn't inside
KCSMMHZ
Oct 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
a book that teaches us a law -- a lot. it forces us to look at china in a different way. >> mo yan has been criticized for being too close to the chinese communist party. more discussion is sure to follow. >> that is the purpose of the nobel prize. whether you agree with the nobel committee or not, the prize is guaranteed to raise awareness of the author. >> up to now, his books have not found a large audience in germany, but in frankfurt, that already looks certain to change. >> our cultural affairs correspondent has been following the announcement from the frankfurt book fair, and i asked by the swedish academy decided to honor mo yan. >> the obvious question is whether the price comes with a political message from sweden to beijing. it is difficult to answer that. it is a difficult question because mo yan is certainly not a dissident like a man who get the peace prize a couple of years ago. he is even a member of the communist party of china and has been that for many years, but he is not a party soldier at all. he has even been banned at times. some of his books were not available
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. tonight in the eyes of the law, jerry sandusky is a sexually violent predator. he's in a state prison reception center where he's being evaluated, so officials can figure out exactly where he'll be imprisoned. brian? >> john yang after spending the day at the courthouse in pennsylvania for us, john, thanks. >>> overseas now, look at what happened when german chancellor angela merkel visited greece today. her first visit since that nation's meltdown began. police clashed with thousands of protesters. angry at germany for imposing tough austerity measures on greece in return for a bailout. merkel was there to support greece's embattled prime minister, who said his country is flatout exhausted. germany happens to be the most powerful economic engine in all of europe, and has a lot of sway in economic matters. >>> it's been four weeks since the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed our ambassador and three other americans. and in this political season, the attack is increasingly becoming a political issue. a congressional committee will hold big hearings tomorrow. a preview to
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 10:00am EDT
here today. to my left is christopher swift. he is a fellow at the center for national security law at the university of virginia law school. he holds a bachelor's degree in government and history. a ph.d. in politics in international studies from cambridge university. he is the author of an upcoming book. most recently, he did field research in yemen, which he will be talking about today. he has served in the u.s. treasury department. thank you very much. we are pleased to have you, as well. without further ado, let me turn to peter bergen for his comments and insights. >> thank you for the introduction. i wanted to talk about the american foundation in terms of drones. [sirens] can everybody hear me? 2004 was really the first drone strike in pakistan, authorized by george w. bush. not a single drone strike has occurred outside the areas. that is one of the reasons i think he used the acquiescence in the strikes. i think there is acquiescence by the pakistan government. it would very quickly change if the drone strikes changed and other tribal regions. they are referred to as forei
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
worse. but don't dismiss the old framework lightly. credit for the 1986 reform law belongs to democrats like bill bradley in the senate. just as much as to president reagan. as a member of the house back then, i not only voted for it, but i whipped the votes to make sure it passed. i was on the committee set up by dan rostenkowski to get it done. the approach made a good deal of sense at the time. then, as now, the code was littered with egregious loopholes that needed to be reformed. recall the so-called passive law schools that were in place back then. they allowed wealthy taxpayers to gain the system. someone could invest in a bowling alley and then, if the bowling alley lost money, they could take a write off many times larger than their initial money incestment of their entire income tax liability. we need to get rid of such a gimmicky tax shelter. paring these loopholes allowed us to cut rates. at the time, that made sense, too. while it is critically important to insure that everyone, especially those at the top pay their fair share, 50% of the top federal tax rate is what we had
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
today, brooke, this was a really politically charged hearing. it reminded me more of kind of l.a. law and a cross examination than really trying to, you know, let the state department make their explanation, whether you believe it or not, whether you believe in the end their explanations or not, cutting off the witnesses a lot, a lot of grandstanding by some members of the committee and i think what is really going to happen is i don't necessarily know if this investigation by the oversight committee is going to be the final word in what happens with this investigation, there is also an independent review board appointed by secretary of state hillary clinton, stellar people whose integrity and credibility is beyond reproach in washington and around the world are going to ask the same exact questions of these witnesses and will then make attack and then i think the american people will try to piece all of this together, and see what happened whether it could have been prevented, and what can be done, most importantly, brooke, what could be done next time to make sure that this doesn't
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
accessibility for insurance. we need affordability for insurance. this current law is not going to do that. it will continue to drive up health-care costs and the cost of insurance premiums. >> you have 90 seconds. >> let me tell you why -- why i have dedicated my life to the idea that everyone should have access to decent health care. there's a woman in connecticut who has worked hard all her life and so has her husband. her husband was switching jobs and in between those two jobs, during the week he was unemployed, their son was diagnosed with cancer. when it would to get insurance on her husband's new plan, they would not provide for because he had a pre-existing condition. one week or two weeks of a lifetime and they didn't have insurance. they lost everything. they lost their house, their savings, they became destitute simply because an illness happened at the wrong time. there is no repeal and replace plan. republicans in washington have voted to repeal is built 33 times that have never offered a replacement. we'd to protect this bill and perfected going forward. matters for small bu
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> hi, public international law policy group. while growing prospects to use the for u.s. influence in the region, especially given the security problems in a recent embassy attacks and challenges await governance and weak institutions. >> a great book to read on that it's not too much promised land by aaron david miller. he is a great section on how strong we think we are in the region and what we can get done and what the people on the ground think we can get done. we need to work with our allies. we need to talk to local intelligence services. that's a big problem now. we've lost contact in the intelligence services that we provide information about the bad guy. >> at huge cost -- i mean, it's not like there's any great nostalgia for the egyptians, right? >> the thing is we have a great relationship. at the end of his life, gadhafi, when condoleezza rice visited a think in 2006 or 2007, i think nixon's visit, vice president nixon's visit in 1967 or 68 was the big achievement of the bush administration put forward that they brought libya back in the cold. yes, there were human rig
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
storm. i am a criminal defense attorney for 19 years. i started off my law firm in 2007 and i employ 11 full-time people at my firm. i know what it is like to run a small business. we have strayed far from the principles of limited government. our government taxes and spends out of control and our civil liberties are constantly under attack. we can fix it, but we need to get government back into its cage. >> our final opening statement is from jeff flake. >> good to be here. two days ago, cheryl and i received a wonderful phone call from my son ryan and forming as we are grandparents. aidan was born into a wonderful family, but he was born into $50,000 of debt. his share of the federal debt we all hold. that is why the stakes in this election are so high. we have to have somebody who understands fiscal discipline. that has been my record in the house of representatives, where i fought my own leadership on issues like earmarks. they punish me for it, but i kept at it and we do not have earmarks any more. that is the kind of attitude i will take to the united states senate. my opponent ha
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
, the obama campaign is breaking the law. >> yes, the reality is that the federal law said you can't accept contributions from foreign internationals. the obama campaign is most aggressive on, on line . they are asking for contributions from people around the world . at the same time they have a basic lackk of security on the end. theythere is no security requirements. >> steve: that is crazy. >> gretchen: in this investigation, you looked at the romney camp on line donation policy. it was different. >> this is a bigger problem. government accountability. peter broke the story on insider trading on capitol hill . that is president obama's only across the aisle piece of legislation . peter and the team went down and looked at the trades . the internet is changing the face of politics and we took a look at every federal election. congress and the senate and all of the presidential campaigns and it is almost 47 percent of all members of don't have this basic security. that they don't have in place. >> with the trillions of transactions going on in the internet. it is credit card security. >> s
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
people actually in hotel conference rooms. there were people in legal, like law firm conference rooms so they could get an internet connection. they donated space. people working at starbucks where they could get an internet connection. people working at their kitchen tables frankly around town. so all of a sudden right around april 1st we start moving into our headquarters, finally. this is six weeks away from the announcement, maybe longer. just this big space. bigger than this room. far bigger than this room. three or four times the size of this room. it wrapped around. a whole floor of a high-rise building in chicago. it was just, kind of remarkable because we didn't have everybody in yet. we were slowly bringing people in but literally we were still getting our servers up. we had telephones ringing. we had people trying to answer phone calls. we are e-mail coming in to our e-mail dress, right? we didn't have a system to receive e-mail in a real way you would want. we have money coming in but we didn't have budgets yet. we had constituency leaders calling our political department bec
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